Charles Cooley Quote

The group self or "we" is simply an "I" which includes other persons. One identifies himself with a group and speaks of the common will, opinion, service, or the like in terms of "we" and "us." The sense of it is stimulated by co-operation within and opposition without.


p. 209 - Human Nature and the Social Order, 1902

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The group self or we is simply an I which includes other persons. One identifies himself with a group and speaks of the common will, opinion,...

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The group self or we is simply an I which includes other persons. One identifies himself with a group and speaks of the common will, opinion,...

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The group self or we is simply an I which includes other persons. One identifies himself with a group and speaks of the common will, opinion,...

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The group self or we is simply an I which includes other persons. One identifies himself with a group and speaks of the common will, opinion,...